Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 289 364
Rank change year-on-year -51 +75 0
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 213 304 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.96% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.09% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 137 222 252
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,900 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.84%

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,119 27,838 35,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.41% 87.48% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22,331 22,817 29,921
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East.

Salary trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -17 113 £48,750 -11.36% 14
Berkshire -18 90 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Hampshire -26 36 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Surrey -20 29 £48,750 -2.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 17 £50,000 -9.09% 8
East Sussex -17 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Kent -8 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -14 6 £42,500 -29.17%
West Sussex +3 4 £55,750 +11.50%
M4 Corridor -5 3 - -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 109 (51.17%) Information Security
2 97 (45.54%) Cybersecurity
3 89 (41.78%) CISSP
4 88 (41.31%) Firewall
5 63 (29.58%) Security Operations
6 61 (28.64%) ITIL
7 57 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 55 (25.82%) Cisco
9 51 (23.94%) CISM
10 50 (23.47%) Windows
11 49 (23.00%) Linux
12 47 (22.07%) Management Information System
13 43 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
13 43 (20.19%) Network Security
13 43 (20.19%) TCP/IP
14 42 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (19.72%) Risk Management
15 38 (17.84%) Security Monitoring
15 38 (17.84%) PCI DSS
15 38 (17.84%) Security Cleared
16 37 (17.37%) Vulnerability Management
17 36 (16.90%) CheckPoint
17 36 (16.90%) Incident Management
18 35 (16.43%) Finance
19 33 (15.49%) LogRhythm
19 33 (15.49%) Security Operations Centre
20 32 (15.02%) Cyberthreat
20 32 (15.02%) Cisco ASA
21 31 (14.55%) Degree
22 30 (14.08%) Data Centre

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.23%) Apache
2 8 (3.76%) IIS
3 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.94%) nginx
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.82%) Office 365
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.94%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (41.31%) Firewall
2 43 (20.19%) Network Security
2 43 (20.19%) TCP/IP
3 32 (15.02%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (13.62%) VPN
5 24 (11.27%) SSL
6 23 (10.80%) BGP
6 23 (10.80%) OSPF
7 19 (8.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (8.92%) IPsec
8 17 (7.98%) MPLS
9 16 (7.51%) Ethernet
9 16 (7.51%) SNMP
9 16 (7.51%) VLAN
9 16 (7.51%) WAN
9 16 (7.51%) Wireless
10 15 (7.04%) DNS
11 14 (6.57%) Wireshark
12 12 (5.63%) FWSM
12 12 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.69%) MySQL
1 10 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.94%) Big Data
2 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Burp Suite
1 5 (2.35%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (16.43%) Finance
2 8 (3.76%) Banking
2 8 (3.76%) Billing
2 8 (3.76%) Games
2 8 (3.76%) Legal
3 4 (1.88%) Digital Economy
4 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.94%) Advertising
5 2 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) French Language
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (34.27%) Analyst
2 44 (20.66%) Security Analyst
3 37 (17.37%) Consultant
4 35 (16.43%) Security Consultant
5 31 (14.55%) Security Engineer
6 26 (12.21%) SOC Analyst
7 16 (7.51%) SIEM Analyst
8 15 (7.04%) IT Analyst
8 15 (7.04%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (5.63%) IT Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) IT Security Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) Security Manager
10 11 (5.16%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (5.16%) Information Security Consultant
10 11 (5.16%) Network Engineer
10 11 (5.16%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.23%) Architect
11 9 (4.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (4.23%) Security Architect
11 9 (4.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.35%) CGI
2 3 (1.41%) ModSecurity
3 2 (0.94%) Ajax
3 2 (0.94%) CSS
3 2 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.94%) HTML
3 2 (0.94%) jQuery
3 2 (0.94%) Laravel
3 2 (0.94%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (0.94%) Memcached
3 2 (0.94%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.07%) Management Information System
2 33 (15.49%) Security Operations Centre
3 32 (15.02%) Cyberthreat
4 30 (14.08%) Data Centre
5 29 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (9.39%) PKI
7 19 (8.92%) Computer Science
8 15 (7.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 14 (6.57%) Cyberattack
10 10 (4.69%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (4.23%) NHS
12 8 (3.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 8 (3.76%) FlexPod
13 6 (2.82%) Smart Meter
14 4 (1.88%) Clustering
14 4 (1.88%) Public Cloud
14 4 (1.88%) Replication
15 1 (0.47%) Cyber Defence
15 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.47%) Windows
2 49 (23.00%) Linux
3 12 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.76%) FreeBSD
5 6 (2.82%) Kali Linux
5 6 (2.82%) Unix
6 3 (1.41%) AIX
7 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (51.17%) Information Security
2 97 (45.54%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (29.58%) Security Operations
4 61 (28.64%) ITIL
5 43 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
6 42 (19.72%) Risk Management
7 38 (17.84%) Security Monitoring
8 37 (17.37%) Vulnerability Management
9 36 (16.90%) Incident Management
10 28 (13.15%) Presales
11 24 (11.27%) Data Protection
12 23 (10.80%) Ethical Hacking
12 23 (10.80%) Malware Analysis
13 22 (10.33%) Security Architecture
13 22 (10.33%) Security Testing
13 22 (10.33%) Threat Modelling
14 21 (9.86%) Analytics
15 20 (9.39%) Security Management
16 19 (8.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 18 (8.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.51%) Python
2 12 (5.63%) Java
3 8 (3.76%) PHP
4 7 (3.29%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.82%) C
5 6 (2.82%) SQL
6 5 (2.35%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.88%) Ruby
8 2 (0.94%) C#
8 2 (0.94%) C++
8 2 (0.94%) Perl
9 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (41.78%) CISSP
2 51 (23.94%) CISM
3 42 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (17.84%) Security Cleared
5 31 (14.55%) Degree
6 26 (12.21%) CCNP
7 25 (11.74%) SC Cleared
8 24 (11.27%) CEH
9 19 (8.92%) SANS
10 17 (7.98%) CISA
11 16 (7.51%) CCNA
11 16 (7.51%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (7.51%) GIAC
12 11 (5.16%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (4.69%) DV Cleared
14 9 (4.23%) CCSE
14 9 (4.23%) CESG Certified Professional
15 8 (3.76%) CompTIA Security+
15 8 (3.76%) IISP
15 8 (3.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (17.84%) PCI DSS
3 28 (13.15%) GDPR
4 12 (5.63%) QA
5 11 (5.16%) GPG13
6 9 (4.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (3.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (3.29%) SLA
8 6 (2.82%) NIST 800
9 4 (1.88%) COBIT
9 4 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (1.41%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.94%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.94%) RMADS
12 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (10.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) Snort
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (8.45%) QRadar
2 8 (3.76%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (3.76%) Juniper STRM
2 8 (3.76%) RSA enVision
2 8 (3.76%) RSA Security Analytics
3 7 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (3.29%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 6 (2.82%) Kibana
4 6 (2.82%) logstash
5 5 (2.35%) CSIRT
5 5 (2.35%) Nessus
6 4 (1.88%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.88%) Nmap
6 4 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.94%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.94%) Cacti
7 2 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.94%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (25.82%) Cisco
2 36 (16.90%) CheckPoint
3 33 (15.49%) LogRhythm
4 27 (12.68%) Splunk
5 24 (11.27%) ArcSight
6 18 (8.45%) Fortinet
7 17 (7.98%) Juniper
8 16 (7.51%) IBM
8 16 (7.51%) VMware
9 14 (6.57%) HP
10 13 (6.10%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.63%) NetApp
12 11 (5.16%) Microsoft
12 11 (5.16%) Sourcefire
13 9 (4.23%) Meraki
13 9 (4.23%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.76%) Aruba
14 8 (3.76%) Brocade
14 8 (3.76%) Forcepoint
14 8 (3.76%) Tufin